Byline: Jo Javan A. Cerda
THE PHILIPPINE Business for Education (PBEd), a group of businesses advocating reforms, said it will help the Department of Education (DepEd) in making Filipinos, especially parents, understand the benefits of adding two years in high school.
"We really need to sell this [idea] to the parents," Chito B. Salazar, PBEd president, told BusinessWorld.
He said parents usually reject the program because they want their children to work at the earliest time possible.
"What kind of employment will you get after 10 years of high school, especially in the public school system?" he asked, adding that some students under the current …